Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours per week |
Total Time Commitment: 5 hours per week
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirments for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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This subject is designed to provide a foundation in safe dance practice, based on anatomical knowledge and ideo-kinetic principles. The subject includes the study of Anatomy and Kinesiology. The anatomy component includes the study of the musculo-skeletal system, muscle and synovial joint form and function, postural alignment and efficient technique to prevent dance injuries. Kinesiology includes the study and practice of ideokinetic processes to foster a balanced alignment of the skeletal system and re-education of neuromuscular habits in movement.
|Objectives:||To develop an understanding of: |
• the structure, function and use of imagery in ideokinetic and releasing practises.
• the forces acting on the skeletal & myofascial systems.
• core stabilisation and its relationship to the spine.
• embodiment of the work of Dr. Lulu Sweigard and her 9 lines of movement.
Participation and contribution to course work including completion of set tasks (40%); written assignment (20%); practical assessments and written examinations (40%). Hurdle requirement - 80% attendance.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this course students should have acquired the following skills:
Bachelor of Dance (VCA) |
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